Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.)

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Unitarian Universalist church. Founded in 1729 by Irish immigrants who used a presbyterian form of church government. In 1786 it adopted a congregational polity. Known first as "the Presbyterian Church in Long Lane" and later as the Federal Street Church. In 1862 the church moved to a new building on Arlington Street in the Back Bay section of Boston, and its name became the Arlington Street Church. Mixed files of correspondence and collected resources on social and religious movements. Resource topics include: abortion; adoption; alcoholism; capital punishment; draft resistance; housing and hunger; mental health; and population control. Files also reflect congregational operations issues, including adult education; bible studies; physical plant; congregational organizations; day care; service preparations; fund-raising; investments; membership; religious education; and the congregation's relationship with the Unitarian Universalist Association.

From the description of Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1927-1980. (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 599860931

Unitarian Universalist church. Founded in 1729 by Irish immigrants who used a presbyterian form of church government. In 1786 it adopted a congregational polity. Known first as "the Presbyterian Church in Long Lane " and later as the Federal Street Church. In 1862 the church moved to a new building on Arlington Street in the Back Bay section of Boston, and its name became the Arlington Street Church.

From the guide to the Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1927-1980., (Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School)

Unitarian Universalist church. Founded in 1729 by Irish immigrants who used a presbyterian form of church government. In 1786 it adopted a congregational polity. Known first as "the Presbyterian Church in Long Lane" and later as the Federal Street Church. In 1862 the church moved to a new building on Arlington Street in the Back Bay section of Boston, and its name became the Arlington Street Church.

From the description of Records, 1730-1979 (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 269368335

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referencedIn Gannett, Ezra S. (Ezra Stiles), 1801-1871. Ezra Stiles Gannett. Sermons, ca. 1830-1871. Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Gannett, Ezra S. (Ezra Stiles), 1801-1871. Ezra Stiles Gannett papers, 1816-1918. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798. Jeremy Belknap papers, 1637-1891, bulk: 1758-1799. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Greeley, Dana McLean, 1908-. Dana McLean Greeley Papers, 1931-1986. Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Frothingham, Paul Revere, 1864-1926. Sermons, ca.1887-1926. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Lamb family. Lamb family papers, 1750-1971. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1730-1979 Harvard University, Divinity School Library
referencedIn Eliot, Samuel A. (Samuel Atkins), 1862-1950. Papers, 1885-1950 (inclusive). Harvard University, Divinity School Library
creatorOf Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1927-1980. Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
referencedIn Gallison, John, 1788-1820. Diaries, 1807-1820. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Clara Kathleen Rogers papers, 1860-1934. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Rogers Memorial Collection: Henry Munroe Rogers papers, 1812-1937 (inclusive), 1862-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.). Arlington Street Church (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1927-1980. Harvard University, Divinity School Library
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associatedWith Academy of Religion and Mental Health corporateBody
associatedWith Adams, James Luther person
associatedWith Adult Education Association of New England corporateBody
associatedWith Adult Literacy Project, Massachusetts Council for Public Schools corporateBody
associatedWith Al-Anon corporateBody
associatedWith Americans United for Separation of Church and State corporateBody
associatedWith Ames, Robert Witt person
associatedWith Annan, Robert, 1742-1819. person
correspondedWith Arlington Street Center for Religious Education corporateBody
associatedWith Associated Bible Students corporateBody
associatedWith Atherton, Percy A. person
associatedWith Atkins, Thomas person
associatedWith AUY corporateBody
associatedWith Bartlett, Josiah person
associatedWith Beacon Hill Tree School corporateBody
associatedWith Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798. person
associatedWith Benevolent Fraternity corporateBody
associatedWith Bibbo, John and Alice person
associatedWith Black UU Caucus corporateBody
associatedWith Boone, James and Janet person
associatedWith Boston area civic organizations corporateBody
associatedWith Boston Industrial Mission corporateBody
associatedWith Boston Mental Health Survey corporateBody
associatedWith Boston Psychoanalytic Society corporateBody
associatedWith Boston Redevelopment Authority corporateBody
associatedWith Boston Student Committee corporateBody
associatedWith Boston University corporateBody
associatedWith Boston University Human Relations Center corporateBody
associatedWith Brandeis University corporateBody
associatedWith Britton, George person
associatedWith Center City Church corporateBody
associatedWith Channing Club corporateBody
associatedWith Channing, William Ellery, 1780-1842. person
associatedWith Church of the Disciples corporateBody
associatedWith Citizen's Housing and Planning Association of Metropolitan Boston corporateBody
associatedWith Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts corporateBody
associatedWith Cole, Paul person
associatedWith College Mental Health Center of Boston corporateBody
associatedWith College Mental Health Center of Boston, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Cuckson, John, 1846-1907. person
correspondedWith Cushing, Cardinal person
correspondedWith Dana M. Greeley person
associatedWith Eastman Kodak corporateBody
associatedWith Eliot, Samuel A. (Samuel Atkins), 1862-1950. person
associatedWith Federal-Street Meeting-house (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Frothingham, Paul Revere, 1864-1926. person
associatedWith Gallison, John, 1788-1820. person
associatedWith Gannett Club corporateBody
associatedWith Gannett, Ezra S. 1801-1871. person
associatedWith Ghana Society of Religious Liberals corporateBody
associatedWith Gould Farm corporateBody
associatedWith Greeley, Dana McLean, 1908- person
associatedWith Greeley, Mrs. Emily E. person
associatedWith Greely family
associatedWith Greenfield Group corporateBody
associatedWith Head Start corporateBody
associatedWith Helm, Thomas E. person
associatedWith Henderson, Michael person
associatedWith Herford, Brooke, 1830-1903. person
associatedWith Hohler, Robert person
associatedWith IARF corporateBody
associatedWith Institute on Religion in an Age of Science corporateBody
associatedWith International Institute of Boston corporateBody
associatedWith Lamb family. family
associatedWith Laymen's League corporateBody
associatedWith Liberal Religious Students of Boston corporateBody
correspondedWith Liberal Religious Youth corporateBody
associatedWith Liquor License Commission corporateBody
associatedWith Martin, Dorothy person
correspondedWith Massachusetts Bay District corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Committee on Discrimination in Housing corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Department of Public Welfare corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Executive Department corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Manpower Development and Training Act corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Mental Health Planning Project corporateBody
associatedWith Memorial Society of Massachusetts corporateBody
correspondedWith Mendelsohn, Jack person
associatedWith Ministers' Club of Boston corporateBody
associatedWith Mission Brotherhood cash book corporateBody
associatedWith Montessori Family Centre corporateBody
associatedWith Moorhead, John, 1703-1773. person
correspondedWith Myers, Richard person
associatedWith Nachod, Hans person
associatedWith Nasser, George person
associatedWith National Committee for the Support of the Public Schools corporateBody
associatedWith National Conference of Christians and Jews corporateBody
associatedWith National Conference of Christians and Jews (NCCJ) corporateBody
associatedWith New England Free Press corporateBody
associatedWith New York Metropolitan District corporateBody
associatedWith Order of the Good Time corporateBody
associatedWith Planned Parenthood League corporateBody
associatedWith Popkin, John Snelling, 1771-1852. person
associatedWith Porter, Betty Ann person
associatedWith Positive Program for Boston corporateBody
associatedWith Reeb, Rev. James person
associatedWith Resource Center for Social Change corporateBody
associatedWith Rogers, Henry Munroe, 1839-1937 person
associatedWith Roxbury Project for Adult Literacy corporateBody
associatedWith Salamone, Rev. Louis person
associatedWith Star Island Corporation corporateBody
associatedWith Tel Noar Project on Youth Leadership corporateBody
associatedWith The Open Circle corporateBody
associatedWith UN corporateBody
correspondedWith Unitarian Universalist Association corporateBody
associatedWith Universalist Youth Laboratory corporateBody
associatedWith University of Massachusetts corporateBody
associatedWith U. S. Government corporateBody
correspondedWith UUSC corporateBody
associatedWith UYF corporateBody
associatedWith Ware, John F. W. 1818-1881. person
associatedWith Warren, Keith person
associatedWith Watch and Ward Society corporateBody
associatedWith WCRP corporateBody
associatedWith W. Edward Harris person
associatedWith Whitehouse, George person
associatedWith Williams, Ilka person
associatedWith Women's Bureau corporateBody
associatedWith Woodworth, John person
associatedWith World Conference on Religion and Peace corporateBody
associatedWith Young Men's Christian Union corporateBody
associatedWith Young People's Religious Union corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts--Boston
Massachusetts
Boston (Mass.)
Subject
Unitarian churches
Unitarian Universalist churches
Sunday schools
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Function
Clergy

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Active 1730

Active 1979

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